The Vivid Interiors of Marion Hall Best

Living room of Marion Best’s Darling Point apartment. Rodney Weidland, 1973. Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums.

Happy birthday to Australian interior designer Marion Hall Best, whose lavish interiors popped with color and modern forms, and who was was influenced by modernist as well as minimalist designers.

Best played an important role in increasing the recognition of interior design as a profession. She was born on this day April 13, 1905.

Room for Mary Quant (1967) | Marion Hall Best
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